Posts tagged "The Weeknd"

American Music Awards 2015 Winners: Nicki Minaj, the Weeknd, One Direction, and More

Well, the 2015 American Music Awards are behind us, and a handful of big names came away with trophies: Nicki Minaj cleaned up this year…
Rachel Brodsky / November 22, 2015

The Weeknd’s ‘Hills’ Catch Fire at the American Music Awards

The Weeknd took the stage at Sunday night’s American Music Awards, where he performed his towering The Beauty Behind the Madness single “The Hills.” Surrounded by…
Rachel Brodsky / November 22, 2015

Hangout Music Festival 2016 Lineup: The Weeknd, Fetty Wap, Ellie Goulding, and More

Hangout Music Festival — the Gulf Shores, Alabama event that’ll take place May 20 through 22 of next year — has just announced a lineup…
Brennan Carley / November 17, 2015

The Weeknd Welcomed Ed Sheeran Onstage for ‘Dark Times’ in Toronto

During last night’s Beauty Behind the Madness tour stop in Toronto — his second date of the tour and only the second date of the cross-country…
Brennan Carley / November 6, 2015

You Can Now Buy a Custom Weeknd Vape That Plays ‘The Hills’ When You Turn it On

Vaping, a super cool activity that cool people do, just got even cooler, thanks to the Weeknd. The “Can’t Feel My Face” crooner partnered with…
James Grebey / November 4, 2015

Lil B Fires Shots at the Weeknd on New Track, ‘4 Tha Record’

Lil B does not like the Weeknd, for the record. He said as much in his new track, “4 Tha Record,” from his upcoming record…
James Grebey / November 2, 2015

The Weeknd Pleads No Contest to Punching a Police Officer

Last January, Abel Tesfaye — a.k.a. the Weeknd — was arrested for allegedly punching a police officer “in the side of the head with a…
Rachel Brodsky / October 23, 2015

Kanye West Just Dropped Two New Songs on Soundcloud

Kanye West’s just released two new songs on Soundcloud, the first a rework of his 2008 808s and Heartbreak single “Say You Will” with experimental…
Brennan Carley / October 19, 2015

Austin City Limits Weekend Two: Which of This Year’s Acts Could Headline in Five Years?

This weekend’s Austin City Limits – the second iteration, a week after its first — marked the end of the major festival season. Sure, there’s…
Brennan Carley / October 13, 2015

2015 American Music Awards Nominees: Taylor Swift, The Weeknd, Nicki Minaj, and More

The nominations for the 2015 American Music Awards have just been announced, and Taylor Swift leads the pack with six nominations, followed by Ed Sheeran…
Nathan Diller / October 13, 2015

The Weeknd Remixes ‘The Hills’ With Eminem and Nicki Minaj, Performs With Latter on ‘SNL’

The Weeknd commemorated his performance on Saturday Night Live last night by releasing two remixes of his latest chart-topper “The Hills” just before going on air.
Andrew Unterberger / October 11, 2015

The Weeknd Strips Down ‘The Hills’ for BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge

The Weeknd dazzled BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge earlier today, performing two slightly reworked tracks from his recent album, Beauty Behind the Madness. First, the 25-year-old superstar…
James Grebey / September 30, 2015

RL Grime Warps and Screws the Weeknd’s ‘The Hills’

RL Grime just played his first real headlining show in New York City’s Central Park last week — a gig opened by SPIN’s 2014 Rapper of…
Brennan Carley / September 22, 2015

Watch Børns Cover the Weeknd’s ‘I Can’t Feel My Face’

In town to promote his forthcoming debut album, Dopamine, Børns stopped by BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge today to perform original material, plus a cover of…
Rachel Brodsky / September 20, 2015

Listen to Drake Freestyle Over the Weeknd’s ‘Tell Your Friends’

Earlier this weekend, Drake shared a new freestyle where he spits over “Tell Your Friends,” a track by his friend and fellow Torontonian, the Weeknd. Drizzy shared…
James Grebey / September 6, 2015

Titus Andronicus Share a Tortured Cover of the Weeknd’s ‘The Hills’

Titus Andronicus frontman Patrick Stickles and the Weeknd both have a lot of passion, albeit in slightly different ways. That didn’t stop Stickles from offering his…
James Grebey / September 5, 2015

Watch Beyoncé, Modest Mouse, and the Weeknd’s Made in America Sets Without a TIDAL Subscription

Jay Z’s TIDAL music streaming service is making the livestream of Jay Z’s Made in America festival free to watch without a paid subscription. (Synergy! It…
James Grebey / September 5, 2015

Miley Cyrus, the Weeknd, and Demi Lovato Will Appear on New ‘SNL’ Season

Fresh off her gig hosting this year’s Video Music Awards, Miley Cyrus has been roped into another weekend primetime slot as the host and musical…
Colin Joyce / September 1, 2015

The Weeknd Wilds Out on ‘Can’t Feel My Face,’ Gets Kanye to Dance at MTV VMAs

The Weeknd celebrated the release of his second studio LP, Beauty Behind the Madness, with a literally and figuratively fiery performance of “Can’t Feel My Face”…
Harley Brown / August 30, 2015

Review: All Hail the King of P*ssy-Pop on the Weeknd’s ‘Beauty Behind the Madness’

“I’m the nigga with the hair / Singin’ ’bout / Poppin’ pills / F–kin’ bitches / Livin’ life so trill.” So sings Abel Tesfaye, a.k.a.
Harley Brown / August 28, 2015
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